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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOMENALIVE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (WODIN)
Street 1: NO 60 ITIAM STREET
Street 2: OFF NEPA LINE
City: UYO
Province: AKWA IBOM STATE
Post Code: 520001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-806-236-5550
Email: women4life@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: MARY
Last Name: SARKI
Title: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/PRESIDENT
Email: marysarki@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-806-236-5550

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: MARY
Last Name: SARKI
Title:  
Email: marysarki@yahoo.com
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Womenalive Development Initiative is a non-governmental, non-profit organization with the vision is to seeing a society where diseases, illiteracy and poverty are reduced among women, girls and children and their rights upheld through related interventions.

Mission: Our mission is a commitment to bridging the gap between the poor and the rich, and providing access to opportunities and services for women and children through poverty alleviation activities and health care for sustainably improved standard of living.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
My organization is implementing Community TB Care of Global Fund Rounds 5 and 9 in one Local Government Area.The project is it its 22nd quarter now. The strategy used is involvement of 30 Community Volunteers who identifies suspects and referrs them to the Health Facility in the Local Government Area for sputum sample smear. Positive cases are enrolled for DOTS services.
The organization also refers PLHIV for TB screening at DOTS sites
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
MY ORGANIZATION IS CURRENTLY IKMPLEMENTING THE COMMUNITY TB CARE IN ONE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN AKWA IBOM STATE OF NIGERIA. IT ALSO PLANS TO MAKE FURTHER APPLICATIONS FOR NORE FUNDINGS FOR NEW PROJECTS ON TB INTERVENTION

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Womenalive’s interest in the TB field is
1. To see TB patients diagnosed earlier
2. To see improved access to TB care especially in the rural communities
3. To see TB patients adhering to TB treatment for better results
4. To see PLWHA screening for TB as a habit
5. To see communities being part of the TB care
6. To see stigma and discrimination among people living with TB reduced in the communities through community partnership
7. To reduce the number of HIV positive patients contacting TB as co-infection through on-going education and counselling

This interest will not be in conflict with any issues that may jepoadise it.

The work of Womenalive Care Foundation in the TB field
1. We have been visiting the TB/Leprosy hospital in Ekpene Obom to carry out HIV counseling and testing for the TB/Leprosy inmates
2. In the Support Groups of PLHIV, we encourage and refer them for TB screening
3. We give health talks on the effects of TB and TB co-infection in PLWHA support groups
4. We are in close partnership with Dammy Memorial Hospital DOTS Centre
5. Currently we are working on 22 quaeters old Community Mobilization for TB Care in Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria; A Global Funds Round 5 and 9 Project




Application date: March 25, 2010
Last updated: August 26, 2012